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Law Lawsuits

  • April 20- Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. According to a complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court in Manhattan, Confide Inc cannot assure app users of the "unequivocal confidentiality" it...

  • MILAN— A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone. Lawyer Stefano Bertone said Thursday that it was the first trial court verdict of which he was aware in the world "to recognize a link between cellphone use and the...

  • NYT: Fox only took allegations seriously once the spotlight was on them

    The New York Times' Michael Schmidt discusses his reporting on the payouts from Fox to cover up complaints over the years about sexual harassment from Bill O'Reilly.

  • FOXA stock will be fine without O'Reilly: Pro

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, weighs in on why the departure of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News will unlikely impact the stock.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- Tesla Inc and the former head of its Autopilot program have settled a lawsuit brought by the electric vehicle maker in January, the parties said on Wednesday, in a deal that prevents the former executive from recruiting Tesla employees for a year. Tesla's lawsuit against Sterling Anderson, the nontechnical program manager of Tesla's...

  • LAS VEGAS— Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by a Las Vegas casino, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back from a short-lived exhibit. Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino's chief operating officer Mark Waltrip said Wednesday that the items— including stage outfits, jewelry and letters,...

  • A person using Bose headphones connected to a computer.

    NBC News reports that a new class-action lawsuit claims headphone company Bose has been tracking and distributing customers' data without telling them.

  • April 19- Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged. The complaint filed on Tuesday by Kyle Zak in federal court in Chicago seeks an injunction to stop Bose's "wholesale...

  • Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and a Washington, D.C.- based luxury hotel event booker were added to the lawsuit filed by the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. The rewritten lawsuit cites violations it says have resulted since Trump became president, including the leasing of the Trump International Hotel in...

  • Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    A nonprofit watchdog expanded a lawsuit accusing President Trump of letting his businesses accept payments from foreign governments.

  • Roomba, by iRobot Corporation

    IRobot brought lawsuits accusing rivals including The Hoover Co. and Black & Decker of using its patented technology without permission.

  • NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.— A New Jersey woman has sued Wells Fargo Bank, saying she was fired for refusing to participate in a scheme to manipulate accounts and sell products that weren't in customers' best interest. Melinda Bini filed a lawsuit in state court in New Jersey on April 5 against the bank and three supervisors from the branch she worked at in Highland Park,...

  • *National Bank of Kuwait up on Q1 earnings beat. DUBAI, April 16- Saudi Arabia's two largest listed banks were the main drag on the index on Sunday on news that U.S. insurers have filed a lawsuit against the lenders over the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, while real estate shares and troubled Dana Gas weighed on Abu Dhabi. Shares of Al Rajhi Bank dropped 2.3 percent and, National...

  • Former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez (R) waits for a verdict in Fall River, Massachusetts, April 14, 2015.

    The former NFL star was accused of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012.

  • April 14- HSBC Holdings Plc has agreed to pay about $2 million to settle a civil fraud lawsuit that alleged the bank improperly attempted to get reimbursement from the federally backed U.S. Small Business Administration on bad loans it knew were based on fraudulent or potentially fraudulent information. Under the SBAExpress loan program, designed to help...

  • A White House official acknowledged that the administration will likely face criticism for a lack of transparency.

  • NEW YORK, April 13- A lawsuit accusing Nestle Purina Petcare Co of fooling dog owners into thinking its Beggin' dog treats are made mostly of real bacon has been dropped. Nestle Purina and plaintiff Paul Kacocha jointly agreed to dismiss the proposed class-action case, according to a filing on Wednesday with the federal court in White Plains, New York.

  • The lawsuit filed late on Wednesday night in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan is the latest effort to hold entities in Saudi Arabia liable for the attacks. The 10 defendants in the lawsuit include Al Rajhi Bank, National Commercial Bank, aviation contractor Dallah Avco, the Mohamed Binladin Co, the Muslim World League, and other charities.

  • The daughter of the United passenger dragged off a plane speaks out

    David Dao filed an emergency "bill of discovery" against United Airlines demanding that evidence documenting Sunday's "re-accommodation" flight be "preserved and protected."

  • Goldman Sachs

    A judge rejected Goldman's bid to dismiss two of the four female plaintiffs in a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing the bank of discriminating against women.